David Stesner was born and raised in New Jersey. He was introduced to photography by his grandmother, who gave him his first camera at the age of 10. As a child, David spent many of his summers at his family’s beach house photographing people and landscapes. After graduating high school, he earned his bachelor of fine arts degree from Philadelphia College of Art. After completing his education, he moved to New York City and began assisting such legendary photographers such as Albert Watson, Steve Hiett, and Michael Thompson.
While assisting, David began his career photographing executives and high-profile attorneys. He then made his transition to music groups, fashion and celebrity portraits.
Currently, David is focusing his attention and specializing entirely on beauty. He has been shooting for such magazines as Allure, InStyle and Cosmopolitan as well as many European publications and advertising campaigns.
He currently resides in New York with his wife Deanna and their two children, Shane and Blake.